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  1. whats happing to me? please help
    ... reach me and im sick of the rediculous thoughts. im on lexapro and have been for 3 weeks and i feel worse but my...

  2. Effexor XL
    ... of water could quinch my thirst. I was switched to Lexapro which I don't feel is as effective as Effexor. Effexor...

  3. Lexapro & Tylenol PM
    ... ingredient in the pm just bendryl?I can't remember.I take Lexapro and have taken the ty pM bfore without any problems...
    ... My mom takes Lexapro and Tylenol PM together and hasn't had a bit of trouble...
    ... taking tylonol Pm to sleep or just for pain? I take Lexapro and I also take two .05 xanex to sleep. It helps me...
    ... You're right " Lexapro is a good drug because it doesn't interact with other ... But I think that, that is the ONLY THING good about Lexapro . I hated it. I heard alot of bad things about it and...

  4. Anyone else do this?
    ... i have been on all different meds, paxil, zoloft, lexapro and welbutrin (was on the lexapor and welbutrin at ... time, but i switched drs and they took me off the lexapro - still on welbutrin xl). Its just recently that i...
    ... it might just be the meds your taking............ lexapro makes me very teritorrial,demanding,and makes me feel...

  5. BiPolar and Pregnancy
    ... of my medications. I was on Topamax, wellbutrin, lexapro , seroquel, and ambien. I tell you what, it has been...

  6. Lexapro and heart rate. Help?
    ... My wife takes Lexapro . She does not have any problems with this med. When...
    ... hi jessicat lexapro type meds can cause many and varied side effects, ... tablet valium type meds also help and go well with lexapro , your doc should know this but many dont :)...
    ... Hi all. I have been taking Lexapro for 7 days for anxiety and depression, and I have...
    ... Hey I have been taking Lexapro for a few days also and I noticed that my legs and...
    ... Hello I have been on lexapro for 8 days and I haven't noticed any heart problems ... trouble sleeping I wake up alot since ive been on lexapro I haven't been all that hungry either int's...
    ... I have been taking Lexapro for about 3 weeks now. I haven't really noticed any...
    ... I was on Lexapro a while back, and my heart rate got to 45. I am 25 ... Although my docs were not concerned I discontinued it. Lexapro is kind of new and all of the possible side effects ... paxil first came out everyone loved it (just like lexapro ), however after a while all sorts of side effects...

  7. Social anxeity is RUINING my life
    ... started taking this new pill a few weeks ago called lexapro along with luvox and haldol which seems to be helping...

  8. Wellbutrin XL - start up side effects
    ... ago, I was taking Lithium 750 mg (to level moods), Lexapro 10 mg and some Klonopin at night. We added Wellbutrin ... off Wellbutrin. A few weeks ago I took myself off Lexapro with no withdrawal (makes you wonder what, if anything...

  9. Lexapro pals

  10. Help! My husband is not himself!
    ... doctor said that it was depression and put him on Lexapro first 10 mgs and next upped to 20mgs. Then after ... the doc and they added Wellbutrin with discontinuing Lexapro after stabilizing. But my husband went off all the...
    ... Hi, lexapro and wellbutrin are antidepressant meds that often...

  11. Need Advice Quick .......any One Heard Of???
    ... I am taking Lexapro for panic. Last night I had a major emotional melt...

  12. Is this right, or am I just paranoid?
    ... first depressed a year and a half ago and was taking Lexapro 5mg a day. I was on it for about 2 months and I felt ... many suicidal thoughts. During the second month of Lexapro I moved, and had so many things to plan and deal with ... I went back to the doctor and they put me back on Lexapro 10mg this time. I told them that I have unwanted violent ... aren't as bad?? This is my second day back on the lexapro ; last night I felt so SO DIZZY the room was spinning...

  13. new symptoms...2 years later
    ... depressed around 2 years ago. I was in therapy and taking Lexapro . I was on the pills for about 3 months. I moved from ... no more suicidal thoughts so I stopped taking the lexapro after 3 or so months. I went on for a year and a half...
    ... old problems come back, sounds like you need more lexapro , if this is expensive for you , a generic version...

  14. anxiety anyone on meds that work?
    ... I found Lexapro reallly worked for me....

  15. Is lexapro any good?
    ... paxil and lexapro are both the same basic type, that is prozac type...
    ... Isn't Lexapro advanced version of Celexa? I first tried Paxil and...

  16. Vision side affects with Wellbutrin XL?
    ... Wellbutrin XL about 2 weeks ago (in addition to Lithium, Lexapro and Klonopin). But suddenly my eyesight feels worse...

  17. need info on Lexapro
    ... Anyway, this is about my Dad. He was recently put on Lexapro for what his dr. seems to think is depression. He ... if anyone konows if there is a comparable drug to Lexapro . I was at their house yesterday & he needed to fill ... his prescription for the Lexapro . The dr. had fiven him a month's worth of samples ... father to the doctor and explain your dads confusion. Lexapro is a strange drug and effects people differently. ... normal person be flipped into a manic attack by this Lexapro . It is a drug that causes a lot of agitation for some ... like Elavil might work best and is way cheaper than Lexapro ....
    ... very nervous character. My Mom & I found that on Lexapro , he became much calmer! He seems to be on an even...
    ... very nervous character. My Mom & I found that on Lexapro , he became much calmer! He seems to be on an even ... their homes and your case sounds classic.As for the lexapro i also am on it. It is expensive but worth it if it...

  18. klonopin/SAD/drug testing Help
    ... occasionally for my social anxiety. (I'm also on lexapro which doesn't help at all.) With Klonopin, I can...

  19. Eskalith CR vs. Lithium Carbonate
    ... months ago, we added 600 mg of Lithium Carbonate to Lexapro and Lorazepam as needed. The Lithium seemed to help ... Plus we are adding Wellbutrin XL plus keep the 10mg Lexapro . My question to the rest of you is if you have...

  20. Any Lexapro experiences to share?
    ... major migranes when I use anything in the class that lexapro and zoloft are in so I have to use a combination. ... Zoloft. I'm getting alot better. I've only been on lexapro for a couple of weeks and there is already a huge ... the whole world. My mother's neightbor is also on lexapro and he used to be a very violent person. He is happy...
    ... I've been on Lexapro for about 7 months now, first 10mg, then and now 20mg ... major migranes when I use anything in the class that lexapro and zoloft are in so I have to use a combination. ... Zoloft. I'm getting alot better. I've only been on lexapro for a couple of weeks and there is already a huge ... the whole world. My mother's neightbor is also on lexapro and he used to be a very violent person. He is happy...
    ... My experience with Lexapro was totally opposite from everyone esle here. I had...
    ... i was on lexapro , 20mgs. it didnt really do much for me. now i am on ... but i havent been taking it for long. when i was on lexapro i felt really nauceous for a month. hope it work for...

  21. geodon and lexapro
    ... very well for me:) My son was only on geodon and lexapro for two days...he had a severe reaction...major panic...
    ... eating disorders for as long as i can remember.I take lexapro and it has worked wonders for me. My eight year old ... then go back to class. The doctors started her on lexapro 5 mg and it has totally made a difference with her ... onto mine. Just take on day at a time and give that lexapro a chance to work.....also have you tried therapy?...

  22. paxil withdrawal and facial twitching
    ... Zoloft withdrawal, and Zoloft is in the same family as Lexapro . While I did not suffer facial muscle twitches, I...

  23. Drug poop-out .....????????
    ... pooped out this summer. since then i have been on Lexapro (sick as a dog from it) and Effexor xr, (wired to...
    ... on Celexa and the only one really close to that is Lexapro and I could not tollerate it. I have been on the Serzone...
    ... on Celexa and the only one really close to that is Lexapro and I could not tollerate it. I have been on the Serzone...
    ... effective ssri for a year and a half now. I've tried lexapro , effexor, wellburtrin (some people say that shouldn...
    ... effective ssri for a year and a half now. I've tried lexapro , effexor, wellburtrin (some people say that shouldn...

  24. lexapro and anxiety
    ... My doctor prescribed Lexapro for anxiety and depression. He did caution me that ... also prescribed Klonopin for the anxiety until the Lexapro has a chance to work....
    ... Thanx for the reply Don. :) My doctor said Lexapro would have little or no side effects. :)...
    ... liljimmy, My second day on Lexapro , losest dosage, I am having some anxiety. I took ... doc told me it would take at least a week for the Lexapro to kick in. If you are still having anxiety problems...
    ... mention but they only last about 2 weeks....I love lexapro I havent felt this good since before I was pregnant...
    ... I have only been on Lexapro for five days and developed a sensation of shortness ... cannot tolerate the SOB. I have discontinued the Lexapro . I see my doctor Thursday 13th....
    ... I had horrible side affects from Lexapro . Thought i had stomach flu, suffered it out for 2 ... affects, it's working wondefully for me. With the Lexapro , I had rapid heart beat, I mean a heavy hard thumping...
    ... Queen, Thank you for sharing that good news about Lexapro ...I have pill phibia and they want me to take Lexapro...

  25. nightmares/night sweats and ssri's?
    ... Hey everyone-- I have been on Lexapro (20mg) for a couple of months now. Although the nasty...
    ... I experienced very vivid dreams while on Lexapro , I also had the occasional night sweat....

  26. Something is wrong
    ... Lexapro has saved me from myself and probably saved my marriage ... ...I was a complete mess before I started on Lexapro but now I'm better than ever....never thought I'd...

  27. lexapro in a.m. or p.m.??
    ... I've been taking Lexapro for 3 weeks now and I find it works better for me ... pm I cant seem to get to sleep....I really like the lexapro ....I've taken Paxil but had quite a few side effects ... that lasted...with Lexapro I had side effects the first week....smooth sailing...
    ... yeah i've been taking lexapro for several months now. i love it. i also take it...
    ... yeah i've been taking lexapro for several months now. i love it. i also take it...

  28. Feeling unreal
    ... the least.) I offically completely stopped taking my lexapro last week and I've been so stressed emotionally that...

  29. Sideffect of Lexapro?
    ... Hi there, I just started taking lexapro and my pupils are dialated. Did the Doc say this was...
    ... Mine were dialated too when I took Lexapro , plus I was wired, but also had nausea, diahrrea,...
    ... pulsating pupils thing was normal? i just started taking lexapro yesterday and my pupils are huge! i see many people...
    ... pulsating pupils thing was normal? i just started taking lexapro yesterday and my pupils are huge! i see many people...
    ... working for me at the end. Last year I went on 10 mg Lexapro . I had to fight tooth and nail for it. They gave me ... celexa first but I liked the lexapro (on trial) better because it seemed like I wasn't...
    ... I've been on Lexapro for a while... First off, 5 mg is almost nothing ... medication for you. Now, after each dosage change in Lexapro , there are weird things that happen, but they should...

  30. paxil to lexapro
    ... tealoh - I'm glad to hear you're doing well on lexapro , I personally prefer to be sedated rather than stimulated ... switchover symptoms if anything. Because paxil and lexapro are both ssris, so its like, lexapro is just picking ... switched over ssris tons of times (including paxil and lexapro ) and don't even notice for the most part....
    ... lexapro is similar to paxil but newer you may do better by...
    ... t want to do anything, cook, clean, etc. Hoping Lexapro helps. Hopeful in Alabama!...

  31. Lexapro side effects
    ... Well it's been about 3 months on the Lexapro . I seemed to go through phases of different side...
    ... Anxiety and Constant panic. I have been taking 10mg of Lexapro a day, I am feeling better. But now I am developing...
    ... :blob_fire I started taking Lexapro 10mg yesterday. I made the mistake of taking 5mg at ... feeling funny. I have read a lot of posting about Lexapro . My stomach feels quizzy. But I thought it was due ... have heard as of today it is hard to withdrawl from Lexapro . I really think each symtom is different from each...
    ... Dear Money......., I have been on lexapro for about 3 weeks (gradually brought up to 20 mg) ... Anyway, I know what you mean about the Orgasm. The lexapro is the 3rd drug I have taken in as many months as...
    ... I have been taking Lexapro 10 mg for 10 days now, and I haven't noticed any side...
    ... I have been on 10mg of Lexapro for over one year. I am experiencing short term memory ... have a friend taking 10 mg and she is discontinuing Lexapro for that same reason. Anyone experiencing moderate...
    ... :D I have been on 10mg of Lexapro for over one year. I am experiencing short term memory ... have a friend taking 10 mg and she is discontinuing Lexapro for that same reason. Anyone experiencing moderate...
    ... Hi all, its the end of day 2 of Lexapro 10mg. I had a bit of diarrhea yesterday afternoon...
    ... was my primary complaint for the two years I took Lexapro . Seriously, the smell could've killed a small child ... . When I stopped Lexapro , the gas stopped....
    ... I recently went from 10 mg of Lexapro to 15 mg and I had a headache yesterday and have a...

  32. Lexapro
    ... I have been on Lexapro for about a month now. No side effects. I am on 10mg ... got back on ,it seemed to have no effect anymore. Lexapro is a more pure form of Celexa and I feel better than...

  33. Weight Gain From Antidepressants?
    ... I gained 20 pounds on LEXAPRO and it caused me to have Chronic fatique. The doctor...
    ... that I wont have withdrawals when I wean off of the Lexapro . Well he was wrong there! I have weaning off for ... have the weight gain, but I feel wonderful off of the Lexapro ! I beleive it had a negative effect on me. I dont...

  34. lexopro
    ... I have been on Lexapro for about six months for social anxiety. At first...
    ... I hated Lexapro , but I think that's because of the condition I used...

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) board

  1. Getting Married and Freaking Out - Relationship OCD??
    ... me again (yay OCD!). I'm on a really low dose of Lexapro (5 mg). When I realized that I was really OCD'ing...

  2. Do I have OCD?
    ... my children away. My husband has some Celexa and Lexapro , I was thinking of trying to take one today and see...

  3. Just Started Lexapro (10MG)
    ... Jennifer - I just saw your post - If you started the Lexapro over a week ago, you should be almost through the ... worst of the side effects. I started Lexapro 5 weeks ago. The first week was miserable, and I...
    ... Hi, I was just wondering what the side effects of Lexapro are. My husband has some 20 mg lexapro and when ... have really bad anxiety sometimes I want to try a lexapro before I completely panic and obsessing. I don't...
    ... I think I might try Lexapro . I'm on 300 mgs of Luvox and it doesn't seem to be ... come back and it seems I'm back where I started! Is Lexapro any different than Luvox, anyone?...

  4. Is OCD waking me up??
    ... sufferer of depression and anxiety; however, I take Lexapro and Wellbutrin with great success at handling those...

  5. Obsessing about the sports teams I follow.
    ... so wrong, but I truly can not help it. I take Lexapro , and for the most part, it helps me with my anxiety...

  6. New to this board. Having trouble getting the right help.
    ... good enough for me.I started taking reisperdal and lexapro at about 20 years old or so, and the worst of the ... would be a bad idea, from what Ive been told.Hence the Lexapro , and others that I have been on.I have been on quite...

  7. Light OCD Treatment
    ... of treatment for my OCD, in the past I've gone on Lexapro , another anti-d, and Luvox. All are too strong for...

  8. OCD or Zoloft? HELP!
    ... to your daughter's current experience when I was on Lexapro , though. Lexapro made me even more anxious than I...

  9. Luvox CR
    ... after trying many of the others (Anafranil, Prozac, Lexapro ) and I have gained 20 pounds!! My doctor just recently...

  10. Bad habit
    ... this? Could medication help it? I'm already taking Lexapro . I don't see that there are any really bad effects...
    ... you can mention it to the doctor who prescribes the Lexapro the next time you see him? Is it the only compulsive...
    ... with this kind of thing, but I'm only taking 5mg of Lexapro ....

  11. Any Natural Remedies?
    ... Eventually, my herbal remedies was not enough and I tried lexapro , and it is my savior. I was on it for about 1 1/2...

  12. Question for fellow Lexapro users
    ... i took lexapro the first time for like 4months 10 mg i think. i ... don't know about lexapro helping ocd....

  13. Anyone really sensitive to medicine?????
    ... why so sensitive to medicine). anyways i have tried lexapro , zoloft which 50 mg made me hallucinate and feel crazy...
    ... stuff or prescribed. I had a really bad reaction to lexapro once. Right now I take celexa and I haven't had any...
    ... wow you sound like me. i had a bad reaction to lexapro once and had to be hospitalized becasue it sent me...
    ... thought about isn't celexa related to or alot like lexapro i know it is related to it somehow. i am scared of ... it t oo because having had such bad reaction to lexapro . with them being so similar wouldn't they cause same...
    ... out. Went to the doctor. They gave me free sample of Lexapro , telling me they are the SAME thing and I should be ... fine and that lexapro has less side effects. So I took it, and an hour later ... happened was I had a toxic reaction because celexa and lexapro are NOT the same drug and mixing the two caused a...
    ... too. i have had allergic reactions to penicillin, lexapro , zoloft, and sensitivity to so many others. it has...

  14. My story...
    ... haven't worked well with me. I've been on Celexa, Lexapro , Clomipramine, Zoloft, Luvox, pretty much everything...

  15. Antidepressants
    ... Yes, but Prozac has the same symptoms as Lexapro .. very low sex drive.. the "zombie" feeling, etc....

  16. OCD & skin picking
    ... need a mirror to pick...so this helps. I upped my lexapro to 20 mg hoping it will help. As far as picking cuticles...

  17. Those of you who have children with OCD..
    ... and will probably request a med change. He's been on Lexapro for almost two years and seems to have plateaued....
    ... switched to Zoloft. We will finish weaning off of Lexapro and begin 50 mg. of Zoloft right away. We are desperate...

  18. I have OCD also with the hair cutting...
    ... so ready to do. I am on 150mg effexor. I have tried Lexapro Zoloft and cymbalta but effexor seems to work much...

  19. Clomipramine
    ... I just started taking Clomipramine to augment my Lexapro . From my reading, SSRI's like Lexapro, Paxil, etc ... very low dose 50mg because it is supplementing my Lexapro temporarily until hopefully the Lexapro takes effect...

  20. So sad and frustrated!!!
    ... and gum. I went to the doc last week and he gave me lexapro ...I had bad side effects...diarrhea with 2 hours worth ... still freaked out about having the diarrhea from the lexapro and was terrified to eat, but I did, and had diarrhea...

  21. OCD and Effexor Dosage?
    ... that you and your doctor could try, Prozac, Celexa, Lexapro , etc....

  22. OCD and health anxiety
    ... in the rest of the house with "the virus" I started lexapro today and it gave me diarreah which sent me into one...
    ... feels like to be normal. Have you guys ever tried lexapro ?...

  23. Fear Of Getting Into A Shower
    ... asking her about a medication change. She took me off Lexapro because it wasn't working. Also she highered the dose...

  24. Looking for real answers
    ... to buy the .81 diamond ring.) I was taking 10mg Lexapro for "mood disorder NOS" for the last 18 mo, but then ... ashamed of. My pdoc gave me another script for Lexapro , and I just mailed it to the mail-order place. I'm...

  25. I wish i could rewind my life............
    ... major OCD drug, although 2 days ago i was prescribed Lexapro because after coming off Efexor i was becoming teary...

  26. Hey, SeaTurtle and PurpleGirl
    ... getting teary on a daily basis my GP has given me Lexapro , just not so much for OCD but for depression....

  27. I have had OCD with my hair since I can remember...
    ... unbearable and I sough treatment again. I have been on Lexapro for about 3-4 years and it has been a miracle drug ... nothing seemed to help as quickly and effectively as the Lexapro . I always thought I was the only one with this problem...

  28. Does Anybody Have A Obsession With Washing?
    ... meds might be helpful? My son switched from Prozac to Lexapro last year and that seemed to help him. I know OCD...
    ... meds might be helpful? My son switched from Prozac to Lexapro last year and that seemed to help him. I know OCD ... Is he doing better? Just wondering. I have been on Lexapro before, and it didn't help me very much. Well...
    ... Geodon. Also my Psychiatrist is putting me on Lexapro for my OCD, I start that drug in 2 weeks. Anyway...
    ... Okay thanks for posting that. I didn't know that. Is Lexapro a SSRI? Just wondering. So do you think that it is...
    ... Hey Sarah, oh yeah, I think Lexapro is one of the other ones I forgot! I think you...
    ... QUOTE=Kathrin74;3240773]Hey Sarah, oh yeah, I think Lexapro is one of the other ones I forgot! I think you ... get rid of OCD so bad, it drives me crazy!!!!! So Lexapro is a SSRI too? That is really interesting. Well...

  29. medicine question????
    ... I take lexapro 20mg. Also risperdal 0.5mg twice a day for anxiety...

  30. Need Med advice, please
    ... or me. I tried a number of SSRIs before settling on Lexapro . But it's the risperdal that relieves my anxiety....

  31. medications?
    ... solid. I hear alot of people talk about Luvox, or Lexapro , but not too many people talk about Prozac. I'd love...
    ... solid. I hear alot of people talk about Luvox, or Lexapro , but not too many people talk about Prozac. I'd love...

  32. Prozac for OCD
    ... honestly thought I was going to die. Well, after a try on Lexapro which made me tired and more depressed I went back...

  33. Can't stop obsessing about these words
    ... personally. My doctor did prescribe me 20mg of lexapro everyday. I've been on it for almost a month now...
    ... I've known have been on a lot more meds than just lexapro . Have you been seeing this doctor for a long time...
    ... I've known have been on a lot more meds than just lexapro . Have you been seeing this doctor for a long time...
    ... I'm on several medications, including lexapro , but the one that helps the most is risperdal (also...

  34. Internal dialogue
    ... have never taken any meds, one of my buddies said lexapro really helped him with this crap but I don't know...

  35. What is this? Please advise me
    ... mistakes with my work or other areas of my life. I was on lexapro for a number of years and it seemed to help. I am...

  36. Has anyone taken Risperidone for their OCD?
    ... was prescribed it after I had taken Paxil, Prozac, Lexapro , and Luvox. The Luvox was actually working but it...

  37. For Post It
    ... tried Wellbutrin in the past (that stuff is awful) and Lexapro . It is VERY difficult for me to accept it is OCD...
    ... even an option. What did you take it for? And the Lexapro ? OCD or something else? Initially my pdoc suggested...
    ... told me Wellbutrin won't even touch OCD. I tried Lexapro but I don't think I gave it a long enough shot. I...
    ... difference in the world. How long were you on the Lexapro before you quit? And how long had you tried Luvox...
    ... I don't take anything for the anxiety. I was on Lexapro for probably 3 days before I quit, and Luvox for a...

  38. Medication?
    ... not overly obsess and think about it. I once tried lexapro before I had a bad rxn toward it.. i became really...

  39. Am I alone With this?
    ... on one obession after another. I am on Buspar and lexapro but it seems to help little does anyone else have...

  40. Zoloft for OCD
    ... but then the OCD hit full-force again. I switched to Lexapro . Made me worse. Switched back to Zoloft, 100 mg. Still...
    ... Zoloft didn't work for me. Risperdal with Lexapro keeps my OCD down to a manageable level....

  41. Bad Experience at Psychiatrist
    ... Then she actually asked me if I'd prefer Prozac or Lexapro (how would I know, she's the doctor?). I went with ... Lexapro because it's newer and she said it has less side effects...